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Edgar M. Werling, 93, of Ossian passed away Tuesday March 15, 2016 in the same home he was born in with his family by his side. He was born to the late Robert and Milda (Witte) Werling of Ossian. He was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Ossian where he held many positions including head of the graveyard committee for many years. He was a lifetime farmer and carpenter. He enjoyed keeping busy. He owned the first 'wire-tie' baler in the area and worked late hours many days helping area farmers getting their baling done. If it was broke, he could fix it. He would always be prepared for the unexpected. He was a devoted husband, to his wife Doris, married August 24, 1946 for nearly 70 years. He is survived by his wife Doris (Dettmer) of Ossian, daughters, Diane Fiedler and Linda (Tim) Broyles both of Fort Wayne, Leon (Arlene) Werling and Darryl (Jeni) Werling both of Ossian; son-in-law, Robert Kiefer of Auburn; he was also blessed with 14 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by daughter Sharon Kiefer, son in law, Donald Fiedler, and siblings, Norma (Fred) Nahrwold of Ossian and Edna (Junior) Silvers. Funeral service will be 10:30 am on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 6514 E 750 North, Ossian with visitation one hour prior. Visitation will also be from 2-4 and 6-8 pm on Friday, March 18, 2016 at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Funeral Home, 120 West Mill St., Ossian. Memorials may be made to Bethlehem Lutheran Church or Worship for Shut-Ins.